2021 Virtual Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference

presented by

USFIA and AISA

November 9-10, 2021

 

 

 

The United States Fashion Industry Association (USFIA) and the American Import Shippers Association (AISA) invites you to join us for our 2021 Virtual Apparel Importers Trade & Transportation Conference. This year, we will be holding the conference totally virtual on November 9-10, 2021.

This two-day event is a must for the fashion industry. Brands and retailers will learn the latest on important issues such as the retail outlook, sourcing trends and opportunities, logistics and how the industry can support Conscious Fashion. 

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Schedule

Tuesday, November 9
11:30am-5:30pm ET

POLITICS AND TRADE POLICY

Sessions include:

  • Keynote from EAC Highsmith, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • CBP Panel: How the Ports and the AFT Center Operate and Impact Your Customs Experience
  • Forecast for Trade and Customs
  • Trade Policy Outlook

Wednesday, November 10
11:30am-5:00pm ET

SUPPLY CHAINS AND CHALLENGES

Sessions include:

  • PwC Keynote: What Does Supply Chain Resilience Mean to You?
  • Supply Chain Roundtable
  • WRAP Panel: The Practical Mechanics of Responsible Sourcing, Pain Points, and Regulatory Challenges
Click here to view the complete schedule of events.

What to expect?

This event will be hosted on a virtual conference platform. Watch live conference sessions, interact with other conference attendees, and meet with virtual exhibitors.

Registered Attendees will receive

  • Access to exclusive conference sessions
  • Session recordings and presentations will be available on demand to all participants until December 1st
  • Opportunity to ask your questions to industry experts
  • Interact with other conference attendees via chat or 1:1 virtual meetings through the conference platform
  • Meet with our virtual exhibitors – service providers and industry experts

Who are the companies that will speak at the conference?

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Cotton Incorporated
  • GEODIS
  • Istanbul Apparel Exporters' Association (IHKIB)
  • PwC
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production (WRAP)

What are some of the topics covered?

  • Trade Policy Outlook
  • Updates from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • The Future of Retail
  • Sourcing in Turkey
  • Transpacific Ocean Carriers
  • Ports & COVID-19
  • Sustainability & Fashion
  • Tracking Forced Labor and the Supply Chain

 

How it works

Register here for the conference

Be on the lookout for a confirmation email from info@usfashionindustry. com

Closer to the conference you will receive a log-in to the conference virtual platform

Create your profile on the virtual platform and explore all conference sessions, lounge areas, and visit our virtual exhibitors. You can also schedule face-to-face 1-on-1 meetings with fellow attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors!

View the media advisory

 

 

Special Thanks to our Partners and Sponsors

2021 Partners

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Event Sponsors

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Be sure to visit the exhibitors below in our Virtual Exhibit Hall!

 

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